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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

LETTER CARRIER

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1984

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 494 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,654
Across
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Disable : MAIM
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Freshet : SPATE
10
Palindromic title : MADAM
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Percuss : TAP
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Odd, in Ayr : ORRA
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Pecan and almond : TREES
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Ravel opus : BOLERO
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Mao's successor : HUA
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Pinniped : SEAL
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Group condemned at Nicaea: A.D. 325 : ARIANS
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Silkworm : ERI
26
Was obsessed with a single idea : HADABINONESBONNET
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Libation station : BAR
30
Lead, e.g. : ELEMENT
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Sycophant's sayings : YESES
32
He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
34
Employs : USES
35
Parsonage : MANSE
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Final : LAST
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Sent a certain way : ROUTED
42
Tandem, for short : BIKE
43
Relative of sigma : ESS
46
Census fig. : STAT
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Cay : ISLET
49
Former ring king : ALI
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C x XXXII : MMMCC
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Unit of loudness : SONE
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" . . . bear those ___ we have . . . ": Hamlet : ILLS
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Line in a patriotic song : FROMCTOSHININGC
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Paris, to Priam : SON
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Network of stitches : DARN
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Past : AGO
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Shed : LEANTO
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Irregular : EROSE
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Guardian spirits : LARES
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Successful : ONTOP
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Reluctant : AVERSE
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N.Y. time, sometimes : EST
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VIII : OCTO
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Hopped-up drink : ALE
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Beatitudes statement : BLESSEDRTHEMEEK
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Overprecise person : PRIG
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O'Brian role: 1955–61 : EARP
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Fuliginous : SOOTY
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Pelagic raptor : ERN
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Caron role in 1958 : GIGI
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Inst. at Dallas : SMU
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Besides : ALSO
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Tickled the ivories : PLAYED
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Dolt : NERD
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Billiard shot : MASSE
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Roasts : PANS
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Assam or twankay : TEA
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Spanker and spencer : SAILS
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Of love : AMATIVE
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Mongrel : CUR
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Is watchful : KEEPSONESISPEELED
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One of Eichmann's captors : ARI
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Baroque : ORNATE
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Hair coloring : RINSE
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Painter Magritte : RENE
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Thus : SIC
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Soupçons : TRACES
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Farrell's "My Days of ___" : ANGER
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Dutch treat : EDAM
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Shade tree : ASH
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Suffix with critic or poet : ASTER
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Cryptesthetic ones : SEERS
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Count ___ Fère (Athos) : DELA
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Arens of Israel : MOSHE
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Spatial : AREAL
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Decree of a sort : IRADE
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Alaskan dogs : MALAMUTES
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Kind of glass : STAINED
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Publishes : PRINTS
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Of aircraft : AERO
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Lillums Lovewell's beau : TEEN
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Being, to Aquinas : ESSE
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Sullen : MOROSE
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Bring into agreement : ALINE
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Jagger and Rusk : DEANS
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English composer: 1710–78 : ARNE
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A memorable Zero : MOSTEL
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A certain tax revolt : THEBOSTONTPARTY
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Aroma of flowers : AURA
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Abbott and Costello, e.g. : PAIR
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Infants : BABES
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Harass : BESET
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Auld lang ___ : SYNE
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Card game : CASSINO
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Grain sorghum : MILO
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Ghanaian group : AKIM
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"Touching" dance : TANGO
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Journalist Jacob : RIIS
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Type of breakfast : OSLO
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Astaire film: 1941 : ULLNEVERGETRICH
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Rural sight : BARN
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Printing quads : EMS
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Cheap: Slang : SCHLOCK
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Skillful : SCIENT
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Loan on prop. : MTGE
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Jersey noise : MOOS
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Nat Turner's quest : FREEDOM
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Menu : CARTE
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Warsaw Pact counterpart : NATO
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A British Diana : DORS
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Estimate : ASSESS
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Breathe : RESPIRE
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Baltic inhabitant : LETT
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Pale : ASHY
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Writer Lesage : ALAIN
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Cambio coins : LIRE
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Mild oath : EGAD
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Entreat : BEG
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One of Viking Rollo's many names : ROU
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Honeys : MELS
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Celtic tongue : ERSE
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Three sheets in the wind : PLASTERED
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Arm bones : ULNAE
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Part of N.A.A.C.P. : ASSN
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Indulges : PAMPERS
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Siouan Indian : DAKOTA
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Sir : MISTER
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Fugard's "A Lesson from ___" : ALOES
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His ends seldom meet : PASSER
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Legislature at Paris : SENAT
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Swiftly : APACE
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___ la Cité : ILEDE
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Corrupt : VENAL
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Tissue swelling : EDEMA
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Glen Gray's ___ Loma Orchestra : CASA
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Stumbles : ERRS
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Cenozoic and Mesozoic : ERAS
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___ prole (childless) : SINE
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Creator of canine Sheba : INGE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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